MRS. MERCEDES DIAZ, 90, a resident of Vindobona Nursing Home, died Friday, August 12, 2005, at the Frederick Memorial Hospital. Beloved mother of Diane Diaz Goebes and husband Robert Leo of Arlington, VA, and Richard Diaz and wife Suzanne Markowitz of Knoxville, MD; grandmother of Lee Richard Goebes and Marian Diaz Goebes, and Julia Markowitz Diaz and Nathan Markowitz Diaz. There will be no calling at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Shrine of the Little Flower Church, 3500 Belair Road, Baltimore on Tuesday, August 16 at 11 A.M. Interment will be in Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Baltimore. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Western Maryland Chapter, 108 Byte Driver, Suite 103, Frederick, MD 21702 or to the Baltimore School of Dental Surgery Scholarship Fund, 666 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, Frederick is handling arrangements.